Mobile Market Monitor: E-commerce services go mobile

August 06, 2015  | Subscribers Only

Abel Nevarez Abel Nevarez Research Analyst II, Mobile & Telecoms, IHS Markit
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Mobile content, services and hardware companies raised more than $10bn in disclosed funding in Q2 2015. In addition, IHS tracked 72 mobile M&A deals in Q2 2015, a decrease of about 17% from Q1 2015.


  • Q2 2015 Top funding deals
  • Softbank bets on long-term investments
  • E-commerce services expand and diversify mobile efforts
  • Sweden and the UK bump total European investments

In this report:

  • Mobile M&A deals
  • Mobile funding deals
  • Operator-led funding deals
  • Country analysis
  • Spotlight on E-commerce services

List of tables and charts:

  • Mobile M&A historical deals volume
  • M&A deals per category, Q2 2015
  • Select Commerce & Retail M&A transactions
  • Mobile funding historical
  • Mobile funding historical – quarterly total values ($m)
  • Funding by category (%), Q2 2015
  • Funding by category, Q2 2015
  • Average funding amount, by round series YoY ($m)
  • Q2 2015 Top funding deals
  • Q2 2015 Operator-led investments
  • Top number of deals by country, Q2 2015
  • Top funding amounts by country (%), Q2 2015
  • Q2 2015 Softbank investments
  • Softbank investments 2014-2015

Number of pages: 13

Number of charts and tables: 14


Abel Nevarez

Research Analyst II, Mobile & Telecoms, IHS Markit

Abel Nevarez, a research analyst at IHS Markit, covers mobile network infrastructure trends and activity.

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